World Championships Budapest - Event

World Championships Budapest

  • Date: 28 Aug 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
  • Place: Budapest, Hungary
  • Type: World Championships
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Unbroken Nemanja Majdov fights for country and family

30 Apr 2020 17:15

Serbia is in a lock-down and practically everything is closed. The situation seems under control though but people have to stay at home. It’s a good reason to speak to Nemanja Majdov, the man who wrote on the door of his club that became the new world champion in 2017 and so he did. He speaks about the past and present and future and his mental health. Read more

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Judo in the time of Covid-19: Mikael Ozerler aka Miha Zgank

17 Apr 2020 12:20

In the beginning of this Olympic cycle Slovenian judoka Mihael Zgank took a silver medal at the World Championships in Budapest. It took a while but he switched to Turkey and took the name of Mikail Ozerler. Ozerler clinched the gold at the Grand Prix in Antalya in 2019 and captured the European Games gold in Minsk. We can’t say this qualification for his second Olympic Games was boring. JudoCrazy’s Oon Yeoh spoke to the current European Champion U90kg. Read more

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IJF Sports Director Jeong Ki -Young gives the example as former World Champion

11 Jul 2019 09:10

IJF Hall of Famer Jeon Ki-Young (KOR) is one of judo’s most celebrated judoka. The Atlanta 1996 Olympic champion, who is now an IJF Sports Director, cast his mind back to his early days in the sport and when he first harboured the ambitions of one day becoming a world champion. Today is his birthday. Read more

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Erika Miranda says farewell to sparkling judo career

31 Oct 2018 01:30

Five time World Championships medallist Erika Miranda of Brazil retired of judo. The number five of the Rio Olympic Games took five consecutive world championships medals since 2013 but had to say goodbye to judo to keep her future in health. Miranda announced her retirement on Tuesday. Read more

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Alexander Wieczerzak wants to make the impossible possible again

24 Jun 2018 14:35

Alexander Wieczerzak was a great surprise at the 2017 World Championships taking the gold medal U81kg. He never won an IJF event before. The IJF spoke to Germany's reigning U81kg world champion who fights at the European Cup in Celje U90kg this weekend in preparation of the forthcoming World Championships. Read more